The Public Service Project
The CLSR's Public Service Project supports and provides opportunities for Public Service Work at New England Law. Public service work at New England Law includes work by
- Faculty -
- Public service legal work of Center faculty
- pro-bono work performed by other members of New England Law | Boston faculty
- The wide variety of public service legal work performed by the Director of the Public Service Project, Russell Engler
- Students -
- New England Law students may obtain transcript recognition for approved public service legal work through the Public Service Transcript Notation Program.
- Profiles of New England Law students performing public interest work, public opportunities for students and public interest grant recipients.
- Awards given to our students.
- Alumni - profiles of alumni performing public interest and pro-bono work
The Director of the Public Service Project is Professor Russell Engler.
Articles Related to Legal Education and Public Service Legal Work
For an analysis of the need to integrate public service legal work into legal education generally, please see Russell Engler, From the Margins to the Core: Integrating Public Service Legal Work into the Mainstream of Legal Education, 40 New England L.L. Re. Rev. 479
For a perspective on public service work generally at law schools, please read, Russell Engler, What Counts as Pro Bono/Public Service, in the AALS Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Newsletter, Vol.2, No.3, p. 4
For data demonstrating the connection between clinic work and future pro bono work, please see Russell Engler, The Path to Pro Bono.